Posts Tagged ‘FX’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Fosse/Verdon”

  FOSSE/VERDON:  Tuesday 10PM on FX A pair of shadows loom over FX’s limited series FOSSE/VERDON.  One is the ultra-meta fact that its story has to some extent been told by Bob Fosse himself, in his barely fictiona...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Wilfred”

  WILFRED:  Wednesday 10PM on FXX WILFRED, that metaphysical, existential compendium of stoner, fart and dick jokes, is going for its last walk, relocated to the FXX network for a shortened 4th and final season.  The pro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “American Horror Story: Coven”

  This year’s COVEN season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY was as cohesive as the proudly bizarre  series is ever likely to get.  That entailed a slight shortage of the WTF variety moments that have made the two previous ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Bridge”

  The line can be thin between an ambitious, wide-ranging drama series and a mess, and honestly, you could argue THE BRIDGE both ways.  It was resistant to being pigeonholed to a fault, and it seemed to resist, too, the c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’s Pilot + 1 Review: “The Bridge”

  THE BRIDGE:  Wednesday 10PM on FX Previously… on THE BRIDGE:  In the exact center of the bridge connecting El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico, a killer has placed two half-bodies of murdered women, carefully joine...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Bridge”

  THE BRIDGE:  Wednesday 10PM on FX – DVR Alert FX has assumed a leadership role in the development of serious, ambitious TV drama over the past decade (The Shield, Rescue Me, The Americans), and with its new series...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Wilfred”

  WILFRED:  Thursday 10PM on FX Thursday’s back-to-back double-episode Season 3 premiere of WILFRED provided a good picture of a show with, fittingly, a somewhat split personality, at times an existential, cosmic jo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Americans”

  FX’s THE AMERICANS has been, by a substantial margin, the best new show of this season.  And if tonight’s season finale was slightly less ambitious than we might have hoped in terms of delivering the shockin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Justified” Finale Runs Low On Ratings Bullets

  The critical consensus on this season of JUSTIFIED–including here–was that it was excellent, perhaps the best of the series so far.  Viewers, though, seemed less enthused, as last night’s season finale...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Justified”

  Season 4 of  JUSTIFIED may or may not have been its best so far–Margo Martindale’s Mags Bennett still towers over Season 2–but it was unquestionably the most thrillingly novelistic, true to the show...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “The Americans” Get New Visas

  THE AMERICANS rebounded a bit in the ratings last night, rising to a 0.8 after 2 weeks of declines, but even if it had just held steady, FX would probably have awarded it a Season 2 renewal any time now.  As it is, the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The Americans”

  THE AMERICANS:  Wednesday 10PM on FX A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weig...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “The Americans” Starts Strong; “House of Cards” Will Be A Mystery

  FX’s new series THE AMERICANS got off to a fast start last night, with a 1.2 in the 18-49 demo for its initial airing at 10PM, and 3.2M total viewers.  (Those numbers get bumped up to 2.0 and 4.7M when late-night ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Americans”

  THE AMERICANS:  Wednesday 10PM on FX – DVR Alert The renaissance of pop culture spies–good and bad, ours and theirs, real-life and fictional–continues with FX’s new series THE AMERICANS.  Joe We...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Legit”

  LEGIT:  Thursday 10:30PM on FX Not everyone can be Louis C.K.  That’s the lesson of LEGIT, FX’s latest excursion to its comedy sweet spot of the low-budget, stand-up grunge aesthetic that’s given us I...
by Mitch Salem